KJZZ News

piano
Cuban-born pianist Alfredo Rodriguez made the dramatic decision in 2009 to claim political asylum in the U.S.
May. 11, 2016
A forest fire that started in Mexico has moved across the border into Arizona. The Triple Two Fire has burned about 600 acres of the Coronado National Forest near Nogales.
May. 11, 2016
earthquake events map
On Tuesday, the Arizona Geological Survey reported more than 60 earthquake events have occurred in northwestern Arizona since March 28.
May. 11, 2016
The city's public safety subcommittee unanimously approved a proposed tethering ban during its Wednesday meeting.
May. 11, 2016
Arizona Special Election Guide
Attorney Tom Ryan filed a formal complaint this week asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to void the May 17 vote because election pamphlets weren't sent early enough to thousands of voters.
May. 11, 2016
Handgun
Existing law prohibits cities from enacting any regulations on firearms not specifically permitted by the legislature. But there's no enforcement mechanism. This new law says anyone who is affected can file suit and collect up to $100,000 in damages.
May. 11, 2016
During Tuesday afternoon’s State Fair Board meeting, Executive Director Wanell Costello shared the architect’s report on the roof of the 1938 WPA Building, also known as the Civic Building.
May. 11, 2016
blood donation
Concerns over the Zika virus in recent months have driven a decline in blood donations in border cities like Yuma, where travel restrictions rule out some potential donors. The loss of winter visitors is also a factor.
May. 11, 2016
Wild horses
The dispute in Nevada’s Pine Nut Mountains is over a fertility drug called PZP. It’s used to control the population of wild horses.
May. 11, 2016
Mexico is set to complete a total overhaul of its judicial system next month. It’s designed to help protect the rights of people accused of a crime. But when it comes to solving high profile cases, suspects are more likely to be mistreated.
May. 11, 2016
Thanks to a series of financial and energy reforms, Mexico's economy has grown 2.7 percent in the first quarter of this year. Still the country's currency remains weak against the U.S. dollar.
May. 11, 2016
sign on Loop 202
The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration will be in U.S. District Court today over the Loop 202 extension project.
May. 11, 2016
Marjorie Baldwin
Marjorie Baldwin studied discrimination against workers with disabilities as a health economist and professor at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business, until her son was diagnosed with one of the most stigmatized health conditions there is — schizophrenia.
May. 10, 2016
Marijuana
As more and more states decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize its use, many adults across the country now have the ability to use marijuana freely — but how is this trend affecting our youth and young adults?
May. 10, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
The public will soon be able to review crucial records in the Leslie Merritt Jr. case, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.
May. 10, 2016
Fossil Creek
Fossil Creek has been getting its 15 minutes of fame — and then some. The hiking area about 20 miles east of Camp Verde has seen its popularity rise dramatically, and that’s causing some problems for it, as well as nearby sites.
May. 10, 2016
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports in Washington state, fatal accidents involving drivers who’d recently used marijuana doubled, after voters in that state legalized recreational marijuana use.
May. 10, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey continues to act on the pile of bills Arizona lawmakers sent him in the waning hours of their session.
May. 10, 2016
Spanish enclave of Melilla
This election season we’ve heard a lot of talk about “building a wall” along the southern U.S. border. However, the process of building and maintaining a structure along a borderline — and what that means for the people living there — gets less attention.
May. 10, 2016
narcan nasal spray
A bill that expands access to an opiate overdose reversal drug has made it to Governor Doug Ducey’s desk. The measure passed the house and senate unanimously over the weekend.
May. 10, 2016

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